Janelle Monáe to induct Janet Jackson into 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 the inductees include female performers which are allies of the LGBTI community. One of those inductees is the legendary Janet Jackson. And what’s more: pansexual music icon Janelle Monáe will be the one to induct Jackson.
“In a fabulous show from a generation honoring the first people who inspired them and their own work, Janelle Monáe will present Jackson with the coveted honor.” written Tonja Renée Stidhum for La Racine. Talk about gifting flowers to those who came before you and led the way – Monáe is a perfect choice, as the sexual positivity displayed in her latest work Dirty Computer is somewhat reminiscent of Jackson’s self-actualization back in the days of Control ”.
Janelle Monáe, who turned out to be pansexual last year, dedicated her recent Grammy nominations for her “trans siblings.” She will soon plunge into acting, with her iconic feminist role Dorothy Pitman Hughes in Gloria Steinem’s upcoming biopic.
2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
According to the HBO press release, the full lineup for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is as follows:
Nine Inch Nails Trent Reznor, Performing for The Cure
Brian May of Queen, presenting for Def Leppard
Janelle Monáe, presenting for Janet Jackson
Harry Styles, presenting for Stevie Nicks
David Byrne, presenter for Radiohead
John Taylor and Simon Le Bon by Duran Duran, presenting for Roxy Music
Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles, presenting for The Zombies
HBO will exclusively broadcast the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The show will air on April 27 at 8:00 PM EST. It will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, and other partner streaming services.